A professional pop culture junkie for more than 25 years, Jeff Giles regularly surfaces in a number of far-flung locations on the Web, including Rotten Tomatoes, Paste Magazine, Movies with Butter, PopCrush, Ultimate Classic Rock, Diffuser, and Loudwire. He's also the editor-in-chief of Popdose and its parent-oriented affiliate, Dadnabbit, and the author of the upcoming book "Llanview in the Afternoon: An Oral History of 'One Life to Live.'"
Watch Miley Cyrus Surprise a Music Teacher with a New Piano [Video]
We hear a lot about how American schools continually need to battle for resources on behalf of their students, and few people would argue that we could do a better job of meeting those needs. That's where the Real Change Project comes in -- and with the help of an assortment of stars that includes Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus, Pitbull, and Jason Mraz, they're helping make a difference.
Ariana Grande Covers Whitney Houston [Video]
Thanks to Auto-Tune, it's just about impossible to hear anyone singing anymore without wondering if they're actually as talented as they sound. Ariana Grande has received some flattering vocal comparisons to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey lately, and while it's still too soon to say she deserves them, we can't fault her willingness to prove her pipes are real.
Rebecca Black Uses Her Voice Lessons to Cover Rihanna’s ‘Stay’
Rebecca Black endured heaps of withering scorn after releasing her debut single, the unintentionally hilarious 'Friday,' but give her credit -- she's still making music, and she's even sharpened her vocal chops.
Selena Gomez Under Fire for Wearing Bindis
If she'd never heard the phrase "cultural appropriation" before her performance at Sunday's (April 14) MTV Movie Awards, you can bet Selena Gomez knows what it means now.
Michael Buble Gives Up ‘Impersonation’ on New Album
Michael Buble's new album, 'To Be Loved,' is due on April 23, and while it contains the same blend of covers, originals, and duets that fans have come to expect, he says fans will actually hear more of the real Buble in this set of songs.
Katy Perry to Be Featured at ASCAP Expo
ASCAP is one of the world's largest performing rights organizations, which means it derives commissions from collecting songwriting royalties whenever an artist's music is played on the radio or television. And because ASCAP artist Katy Perry's hits are pretty much always playing somewhere, she's a logical choice for one of the guests of honor at this year's ASCAP Expo.
Nicki Minaj Teams Up With Dr. Dre for Pink Pill Speakers [Video]
You're nobody these days unless you have your own personally branded line of audio gear, and Nicki Minaj isn't about to be left out of the fun -- in fact, she's getting ready to debut her own wireless speaker.
Chris Brown Says Frank Ocean Used ‘Sympathy’ to Snag His Grammy
Just a few days after publicly saying he respects Frank Ocean's music and lulling America into thinking his life would now be something other than a series of feuds and/or offensive statements, Chris Brown is back in action -- and by "action," of course, we mean dissing his enemies and bragging about his sex life with Rihanna.
Miley Cyrus Dances Awkwardly in Lil Kim Behind the Scenes Video
When you've already recorded a duet with Bret Michaels of Poison, it's kind of hard to surprise anybody anymore, but give Miley Cyrus credit where credit's due: She keeps managing to turn up in unexpected places.
Watch Fall Out Boy Perform at Their Reunion Show in Chicago
Mere days after bassist Pete Wentz told a reporter from the Chicago Tribune that rumors of a Fall Out Boy reunion were false, singer Patrick Stump teased the crowd at the band's Monday (Feb. 4) comeback gig. "I told you we were gonna come back! Why didn't you believe me?"
Kesha, will.i.am + Macklemore Are Most Popular Workout Songs
Looking for some new tunes to add a little extra pizzazz to your exercise routine? Spotify is here to help: The popular music streaming service has combed its users' public workout playlists and ranked the most popular songs.
NFL Players Sing Their Favorite Beyonce Jams [Video]
Between the presidential inauguration and the Super Bowl, 2013 is shaping up to be the year we can't have a major event without Beyonce showing up to sing -- and that's just fine with the NFL players interviewed for a new clip promoting her appearance at the halftime show during Sunday's (Feb. 3) big game.